The Evolution of Civilizations, Historical Analysis Preface to the First Edition his book is not a history. Rather it is an attempt to es- tablish analytical tools that will assist the understand- ing of history. Most historians will regard such an effort as unnecessary or even impossible. Some answer must be made to these two objections. Those who claim that no analytical tools are needed in order to write history are naive. To them the facts of history are relatively few and are simply... Topics: Quigley, Carroll, historical, analysis, evolution, of, civilization, random
From The Anglo-American Establishment "One wintry afternoon in 1891, three men were engaged in earnest conversation in London. From that conversation were to flow consequences of the greatest importance to the British Empire and to the world as a whole. For these men were organizing a secret society that was, for more than 50 years, to be one of the most important forces in the formulation and execution of British imperial and foreign policy. The three men thus engaged... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: carroll, quigley, anglo, american, establishment, book
Tragedy and Hope A History of the World in Our Time By Carroll Quigley Volumes 1-8 New York: The Macmillan Company 1966 Table of Contents Introduction Preface Part One Introduction: Western Civilization In Its World Setting Chapter 1 Cultural Evolution in Civilizations Chapter 2 Cultural Diffusion in Western Civilization 2 Chapter 3 Europe's Shift to the Twentieth Century Part Two Western Civilization to 1914 Chapter 4 The Pattern of Change Chapter 5 European Economic Developments Chapter 6 The... Topics: Quigley, Carroll, historical, analysis, evolution, of, civilization, random, audio, text. russia....
In this perceptive look at the factors behind the rise and fall of civilizations, Professor Quigley seeks to establish the analytical tools necessary for understanding history. He examines the application of scientific method to the social sciences, then establishes his historical hypotheses. He poses a division of culture into six levels, from the more abstract to the more concreteâintellectual, religious, social, political, economic, and militaryâand he identifies seven stages of historical... Topics: History, Civilizations